2020 Market Access Development Program - Internship

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 08, 2019
Marketing, Market Access
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie is a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world's most complex and critical conditions. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn

Market Access Development Program- Internship

Market Access is a growing capability that is critical to AbbVie's ongoing success. As a Market Access Development Program Intern, you'll participate in a twelve week paid summer program supporting our global and affiliate businesses. You'll join a team where you will do meaningful work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide. You will also combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem solving.

AbbVie's worldwide business offers you an opportunity to work in a variety of fields and locations. All internship assignments are different and based on business need; however, below are some potential areas with responsibilities and experiences where interns could be placed:

  • Market Access planning and execution
  • Health Economic and Health Technology Assessment
  • Strategic Pricing
  • Affiliate or Area market access and pricing

Some past intern projects have included:

  • Lead qualitative pricing research with payers and provide recommendations for global pricing strategy for a product launch
  • Analyze strategies for global hematology brands to determine trends in evidence needs and communicate value

Basic Qualifications

  • Actively pursuing or recent completion of an MBA, MA, MS, MPH, PharmD, PhD or relevant graduate degree in Economics, Epidemiology, Psychology, Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine or other market access related program
  • Strong academic performance (Minimum cumulative GPA = 3.0/4.0)
  • Two years prior Healthcare industry experience and demonstrated understanding of health policy impact
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program
  • Eligible to work in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, or the United States without requiring sponsorship
  • Fluency in English (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Geographic mobility, interested in a global career
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program the semester following your internship

Preferred Requirements

  • Strong desire to learn market access and develop evidence to demonstrate the value of our pharmaceutical products to patients, payers, market access stakeholders, health systems and society
  • Personal initiative and ability to lead; Strong desire to take responsibility for projects and make an impact
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to navigate a matrix organization
  • Innovative and critical thinking; Ability to analyze data and prioritize to solve problems
  • Experience with project and budget management
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Global mindset

AbbVie strongly considers high performing interns as candidates for the Market Access Development Program after they graduate. AbbVie's Market Access Development Program is a three year rotational program with rotational work assignments. You will be equipped with a series of experiences that will build your capabilities to enter into a Market Access leadership role.

Assignment opportunities may include:

  • Europe: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK
  • USA: Lake County, IL

Recruitment Process
We participate in several on-campus events (such as: information sessions, conferences, club activities and interviews while on campus). Interested candidates should check the career services schedules at your university for the recruiting event schedule. To be considered, applicants must apply to the Global Market Access Development Program - Internship posting on their university job board and at